Highlights

O'Reilly Book "97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know" Accepts A Write Up From Kamal

An axiom contributed by Kamal has been accepted to be published on the O'Reilly Media book "97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know".

"Service Oriented Architecture - Making IT Infrastructure Speaks Business" - Presentation At The ISACA 4th Annual Conference

Kamal presented a paper titled "Service Oriented Architecture - Making IT Infrastructure Speaks Business" at the ISACA Sri Lanka Chapter's 4th Annual Conference on Information Technology Governance. The conference took place on the 18th and 19th of September, 2008 at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo.

Kamal is the Marketing Director of the ISACA Sri Lanka Chapter (2008). The paper and presentations slides should appear here in couple of days.

The Second Bacth Of ICTA Nanasala e-Society Members Receives Trainings On HTML/CSS and GIMP

After the first session was over, the Information And Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) organized the same two day training (Web Designing Using CMS) for a second group of its Nanasala members.

In addition to the short GIMP training that was done during the first training, Kamal also covered a portion of HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSSv2).

GIMP Training For ICTA Nanasala Project

GIMP is an open source image manipulation program which is available free of charge. Kamal did a short training on GIMP for a group of about 40 participants who gathered at the Distance Learning Centre Ltd, Colombo. The portion on GIMP was part of a two day training (Web Designing Using CMS) organized by the Information And Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) as part of their Nanasala Project.

Agile Processes Training For PPSL (Pvt) Ltd

Almost all the members of PPSL (Pvt) Ltd concluded going through the Agile Software Development Processes And Project Management training in an effort to improve the process they follow in carrying out software development and maintenance projects. The training was conducted during the beginning of July, 2008.

Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) - Talk on "Introduction to IT Governance and Enterprise Architecture"

Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) invited Kamal to deliver a talk on IT Governance and Enterprise Architecture for its members.

The event was held on the 28th of May, 2008 at the OPA Building, Stanley Wijesundera Mw., Colombo 07, Sri Lanka.

The slides used are attached below as requested by the event participants. The three files are the same except the format.

Motorola Sends A Second Batch Through Software Patterns Training

A second batch of engineers at Motorola Technologies Lanka (Pvt) Ltd concluded going through a customized version of Software Patterns Training on 05th of May, 2008.

Motorola was happy to request the same training for the second time for the group that missed participating the first training which happened last year.

The company has a highly skilled group of engineers developing software for Motorola products.

Kamal To Act As The Marketing Director - ISACA Sri Lanka Chapter

At the ISACA board meeting happened on 10th of April, 2008, Kamal was invited to be the Director of Marketing of the Sri Lanka Chapter.

ISACA (Information Systems Audit And Control Association) is the leading body that promotes IT governance around the world.

ISACA Sri Lanka Chapter Invites Kamal To Join As A Board Member

The AGM of the Sri Lanka Chapter of Information Systems Audit And Control Association happened on 19th of March, 2008 at Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo. Upon invitation, Kamal joined the board.

ISACA is US based and is the renowned body promoting IT governance around the world.

ISACA Sri Lanka AGM

Epic Lanka Technologies (Pvt) Ltd Receives Java SE And Java EE Trainings From Software View

On 16th of March, 2008, Software View concluded a lengthy training session conducted at Epic Lanka Tachnologies (Pvt) Ltd during weekends.

The company requested both Java Standard Edition Training and Java Enterprise Edition Training. They had evaluated similar trainings offered by other companies in Sri Lanka and were not happy with them. However, the trainings conducted by Software View were well received: